Medical Assistant Programs in Wisconsin

If a career as a medical assistant (MA) in Wisconsin strongly appeals to you then you will be happy to know that the demand for MA’s has been steadily on the increase over the last decade and is projected to grow by a further 29% over the coming years. In fact it is predicted that an additional 183,900 jobs will be created in the sector between 2016 and 2024.

This is much faster than average when compared with other roles in the healthcare industry.

How to become a Medical Assistant in Wisconsin;

If you wish to pursue a career as a MA in Wisconsin you will need to first complete a high school diploma. In order to become fully certified (CMA) you will also need to have graduated from an accredited program.

Certification is not essential but it is generally preferred by employers.

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Accredited Medical Assistant Programs in Wisconsin

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Blackhawk Technical CollegeJanesvilleRequest Information
Bryant & Stratton CollegeMilwaukeeRequest Information
Chippewa Valley Technical CollegeEau ClaireRequest Information
Concordia UniversityMilwaukeeRequest Information
Fox Valley Technical CollegeOshkoshRequest Information
Gateway Technical CollegeElkhornRequest Information
Madison Area Technical CollegeMadisonRequest Information
MidMarshfieldRequest Information
Milwaukee Area Technical CollegeMilwaukeeRequest Information
Moraine Park Technical CollegeFond Du LacRequest Information
Nicolet Area Technical CollegeRhinelanderRequest Information
Northcentral Technical CollegeWausauRequest Information
Northeast Wisconsin Technical CollegeGreen BayRequest Information
Southwest Wisconsin Technical CollegeFennimoreRequest Information
Waukesha County Technical CollegePewaukeeRequest Information
Western Technical CollegeLa CrosseRequest Information
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical CollegeNew RichmondRequest Information
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical CollegeSuperiorRequest Information

Listed above are the top accredited MA programs in Wisconsin.

Accreditation may be granted either by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

You might also be interested in checking out the following related programs;

Medical Assistant Certification Wisconsin

Medical assistant certification (CMA) is awarded by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Certification is granted following the successful completion of certification exams.

Only graduates of accredited MA programs are eligible to apply to take the certification exams. Applicants are also typically required to complete an unpaid internship as part of the certification process.

Certification is not essential in Wisconsin but it will certainly enhance a candidates employment and career prospects.

Medical Assistant Salary in Wisconsin

Average Salary$36,180
Hourly Wage$17.40
Top 10% of Earners$45,610
Bottom 10% of Earners$26,440
#'s Employed11,800

According to the most recent Bureau for Labor Statistics data there are currently 11,800 people employed as MAs in Wisconsin with an average salary of $36,180.

This equates to $17.40 per hour and is 10.1% above the national average.

The top 10% of earners for the career in Wisconsin have an annual income of $45,610 whilst the bottom 10% earned $26,440.

Salary and Employment Data for main cities in Wisconsin

AreaSalaryHourly Wage# Employed
Appleton$31,980$15.38350
Eau Claire$58,650$28.20630
Fond du Lac$34,280$16.48210
Green Bay$34,740$16.70640
Janesville-Beloit$35,800$17.21320
La Crosse-Onalaska$33,400$16.06310
Madison$36,700$17.651,630
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis$34,160$16.423,510
Oshkosh-Neenah$35,440$17.04260
Racine$36,100$17.36230
Sheboygan$35,690$17.16200
Wausau$36,330$17.47470

Related Healthcare Careers in Wisconsin

Medical assistants in Wisconsin earn 25.5% more than nursing assistants there and 8.6% more than emergency medical technicians and paramedics.

View the table below for more detailed career comparisons.

 Salary# Employed            
Medical Assistant$36,18011,800
Nursing Assistant$28,83033,230
EMT$33,3306,380
Home Health Aide$25,3004750
Surgical Tech$53,0802,330
Dental Assistant$38,4505,860
Physician Assistant$103,0001,920

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Wisconsin ) is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
Area: 65,498.37 sq mi
Population: 5,813,568

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